Frequently Asked Questions


Q: I deferred my entry to 2017. How do I know if my registration is set for the 2017 race?

A: You will receive a registration confirmation that your entry has been entered into the 2017 database. If you change email addresses, please notify us of the change.


Q: I am injured and cannot run. What are my options?

A: All requests for deferral must be completed 10 days in advance of the event. That deadline has passed. You can change your registration to become a Virtual Runner.


Q: What time does the race start?

A: The Battleship 12K starts at 8:00am CST on Sunday November 12, 2017.


Q: Is there a time limit?

A: Yes. We aim to accommodate as many participants as possible, however there is a 2 hour course limit to be off of Hwy 90/98 and enter into Battleship Park.


Q: What happens if it rains?

A: The race will happen rain or shine. If inclement weather is present race management may delay the start. If lighting is present we will delay until it is deemed safe to run by local authorities. Please check local weather prior to race morning to dress & prepare properly for whatever weather there may be.


Q: When does the event officially end?

A: 11:00 AM local time.


Q: Do I get a Finisher's Medal even if I finish in last place?

A: Of course you do!


Q: What are the different awards divisions?

A: RRCA State Championship awards will be presented to the Top 3 Overall M/F, Overall Master winner (M/F 40+), Overall Grand Master winner (M/F 50+), overall Senior Grand Master winner (M/F 60+) and the top three M/F of each age group. Top 3 M/F Military.
Age groups are as follows: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and over. Overall awards are decided based on gun time, age group awards are decided based on participant’s chip time.

Alumni runners (2016 finishers) can claim their Challenge Coin at the Awards Tent post race.

Results will be posted online at Battleship12K.com/results


Q: When & where do I pick up my race number and shirt?

A: Saturday 11/11/17
100 - 1700 (11am-5pm)
Courtyard by Marriott
13000 Cypress Way, Spanish Fort, AL 36527

Sunday 11/12/17
0600 - 0715
Close to the starting line on Old Spanish Trail near the Spanish Fort Town Center


Q: Where can I find the results

A: Results can be viewed at Battleship12K.com/results


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